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Alternate Sprints are Talents which replace the normal Sprinting of Characters.

In the Talent menu, they are listed as an additional Combat Talent. They remain at Level 1 and cannot be leveled up.


2 Talents match the category selection:

Character Name Description
Mona Mona Illusory Torrent Illusory Torrent Alternate Sprint
Mona cloaks herself within the water's flow, consuming stamina to move rapidly.

When under the effect of Illusory Torrent, Mona can move at high speed on water.
Applies the Wet status to nearby opponents when she reappears.
Kamisato Ayaka Kamisato Ayaka Kamisato Art: Senho Kamisato Art: Senho Alternate Sprint
Ayaka consumes Stamina and cloaks herself in a frozen fog that moves with her.

In Senho form, she moves swiftly upon water.
When she reappears, the following effects occur:
  • Ayaka unleashes frigid energy to apply Cryo on nearby opponents.
  • Coldness condenses around Ayaka's blade, infusing her attacks with Cryo for a brief period.

Note that Hu Tao's unique sprint that allows her to briefly pass through small enemies is not considered an Alternate Sprint.

Compared to Normal Sprint

Stamina Cost

Stamina Cost Normal Sprint Alternate Sprints
Activation 18 Stamina 10 Stamina
Post-Activation 18 Stamina per second 15 Stamina per second


  • Alternate sprints are slightly faster than normal sprint, regardless of Model Type.[1]
  • The speed of alternate sprints remains constant regardless of inclines.
  • Alternate sprints cannot be affected by sources of Stamina Consumption Reduction.
    • This makes it possible to lower the cost of normal sprints below that of alternate sprints.


  • The sprint button must be held. Releasing the sprint button ends the sprint
    • Normal sprint keeps going as long as a direction is held.
  • Cannot jump while using an alternate sprint.
  • Cannot fall off of or climb ledges while using an alternate sprint
    • This can result in getting stuck on stairs or rocks.